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Clinical Support Worker Integrated Apprentice

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Apprenticeships: Apprenticeship
Fixed Term for 13 months
37.5 hours per week
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Hammerton Court, Julian Hospital
£140 per week
27/05/2018 23:59

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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We welcome applications from individuals wishing to become an Apprentice and gain experience in the NHS. You will develop new skills and knowledge whilst working with an established team gaining valuable work experience and a recognised apprenticeship qualification.

We have an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative partnership between Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, Norfolk Community Health & Care and Norfolk County Council and experience working for all 3 employers. 

The Apprentice will work under close supervision and will be expected to achieve competencies over a 13 month period to build a portfolio of evidence for apprenticeship accreditation. Under direction of the nursing team you will be expected to work with all members of the multidisciplinary team, to contribute to the provision of the highest standards of patient care. You will accurately and promptly carry out instructions of the qualified staff member who is professionally accountable for delivery of care. Core duties are specified within the Trusts Approved Job Description.

You will be enrolled with a local training provider and will be required to complete your Level 2 HealthCare Support Worker (HCSW) Apprenticeship Standard within the duration of the placement.

Eligibility Criteria:

All applicants must be:

- Aged 16+
- Resident in the UK/EEA for the last three years
- Must NOT be in any form of formal government-funded education

Qualifications and Skills Required:

- Good general standard of education
- 4 GCSEs at Grade D/Level 3 or above (or equivalent)
- Good standard of literacy and numeracy
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Good IT skills

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact Jane Stringer, Apprenticeship Lead at Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation on 01603 421564 or Georgia Rickman, Talent for Care Lead at Norfolk Community Health and Care on 01603 272592


If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421222